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Excitement level for AFL season?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by TheKanga, Jan 7, 2018.

?

Hyped?

  1. 1/10 footied out

    21 vote(s)
    10.0%
  2. 3/10 slightly excited but enjoying other codes to much to care.

    12 vote(s)
    5.7%
  3. 5/10 mildly excited

    39 vote(s)
    18.5%
  4. 7/10 getting there.....

    64 vote(s)
    30.3%
  5. 10/10 PREMIERS 2018 !!!!!11111

    75 vote(s)
    35.5%
  1. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

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    So BF how hyped are you for the 2018 AFL season?

    I am enjoying the EPL, A League & Champions League/Europa League.
    However i don't enjoy Cricket or Tennis.
     
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  2. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    only things that are keeping me sane until the AFL and SANFL season starts is the EPL, A-league, BBL and NBA
     
  3. bombersfan4000

    bombersfan4000 Brownlow Medallist

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    Doesn’t any one enjoy the out doors any more? The sunshine, the beach, the women etc
     
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  4. Rance2Mewtwo

    Rance2Mewtwo Cancelled

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    Right now, I've seen a few Dustin Martin highlights videos on the club website, and now that the contract has been taken care of, I can't wait to see if Dusty can take his game to another level this year.

    For the sport as a whole, I'm about 3/10 excited, as it's only January.

    The hype is subdued, much like last year. I'm reading the Richmond premiership book, so I'm enjoying learning about our renewed culture and taking a quiet sense of confidence in the club's long-term prospects as a potential perennial top 4 club, which has been the long-term goal since Brendon Gale introduced the 3-0-75 mission in 2010. So it's a slow burn vibe, and I don't follow any other sports in the meantime.
     
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  5. Luv_our_club

    Luv_our_club Premiership Player

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    The best bit about winning the flag is the summer. May that summer never end.
     
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  6. kreglze

    kreglze Brownlow Medallist

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    English Football keeping me interested, but with Arsenal being Arsenal, I am looking forward to watching the Suns being the Suns... for some reason.
     
  7. wal

    wal Club Legend

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    Excited about the new stadium, finally out of that shithole Subi. Looking forward to 21st open day when I can go and check out my seat.
     
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  8. mike123

    mike123 Brownlow Medallist

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    Serie A is keeping me entertained
     
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  9. Carringbush2010

    Carringbush2010 Premiership Player

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    Amen bruh!, Gonna give it a look during footy season this year
     
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  10. Tarkyn_24

    Tarkyn_24 Brownlow Medallist

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  11. Benny78

    Benny78 Norm Smith Medallist

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    The standard the past 5 or so years has been awful. I want it to return in 2019 like Game of Thrones. Surely the year off would give them time to write a better season.
     
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  12. The Dice Man

    The Dice Man Brownlow Medallist

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    They're doing another season? But why? Everything is perfect as it is, let's wrap it all up and finish the rest of our days in a virtual reality of Richmond porn.
     
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  13. Brick Loosener

    Brick Loosener Premiership Player

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    Boring year as 2018 looks like being a weak year with a weak side being gifted another weak flag.
     
  14. gangsta deluxe

    gangsta deluxe Norm Smith Medallist

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    The standard since your team was winning flags is awful? The league was so shit on one end 2007-2012, frankly I prefer the eveneness of the competition.
     
  15. citizen-erased

    citizen-erased Brownlow Medallist

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    Lot of narratives

    Tigers backing it up
    Crows seeking redemption
    Cats with 2 of the best in the comp
    Giants Ferrari living up to expectation
    Dogs revamping with much of the 2016 flag list still there
    Dons and their 3 recruits
    Power top up for a flag tilt
    Dees delivering on their promise
    Can the hawks compete

    Plus who knows who emerges from the likes of the lions, blues, suns or dockers as a dark horse

    Should be a good season.
     
  16. blitzer

    blitzer Norm Smith Medallist

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    7/10 getting there is about right for me. Like I'm relieved I'll get a bit of a footy fix next month but I'm still content enough to wait til then. Still enjoying my preseason training reports and hearing how our young players are 'training the house down'.

    I'll definitely be 10/10 by the end of Feb when its about a month from the real stuff.
     
  17. kangaspurs

    kangaspurs Norm Smith Medallist

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    What?! There's only one?!
     
  18. RUNVS

    RUNVS Hall of Famer

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    I am looking forward to AFLX. It may not be the real thing but I am very much looking forward to seeing some of our younger players playing.
     
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  19. RUNVS

    RUNVS Hall of Famer

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    It is why the dating game is so hard. 23,999,999 men, and 1 woman.
     
  20. gangsta deluxe

    gangsta deluxe Norm Smith Medallist

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    Essendon because of their excellent but perhaps mercurial forward line, less so the three recruits (none of which are amazing).

    And Cats now three of the best (if Ablett holds up)

    Apart from that you're pretty much bang on IMO
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2018
  21. LB#16

    LB#16 Premiership Player

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    I’m very keen to see Essendon have what could be their most successful season in over a decade. In saying this, I have been following the NBA, enjoying the tennis and even watching a bit of the NFL playoffs. I was feeling the pinch about a month ago but Miami have started to put themselves in contention for the NBA playoffs so my eyes have been glued to that. NFL playoffs are very similar to the AFL finals in a way so that has caught my attention as well. As good as these are, I can’t attend so the tennis next week will fix my hunger for live sport. Haven’t been to the Australian Open since 2015 so quite excited to attend this time around.
     
  22. Deep

    Deep Genius on Drugs

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    I've barely noticed it's gone this off season for the first time in my life. Disillusioned with the club I support and how it's ran probably why. Since I've become anti CS I've become less enthused.

    But the fact I know some footy will be back soon is enough for me to say 5/10 now.
     
  23. Deep

    Deep Genius on Drugs

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    Hope it's us but it's gonna be one of 2018 umpire riding Melb, Saints or Essendon over the saga style 'Victorian fairytale'
     
  24. schmuttt

    schmuttt Premium Platinum

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    I'm super excited but super nervous tbh. Feel like 2018 will honestly make or break the club.
     
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  25. 1970crow

    1970crow Brownlow Medallist

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    Cannot wait, there are no other sports worth watching. I've got a feeling that I'll be watching the X, even though it's only going to be a bunch of fringe players. Then the W, hopefully we see further improvement in the standard of play. It definitely got better as the season wore on and finished really well. Then the JLT and hoping to see a glimpse of a couple of new draftees and a bit more of last year's. Hurry the furq up.
     
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